The "AE-PLC-MET" is an automatic labelling machine commanded by a PLC. The "AE-PLC-MET" also include a transporting system that carries the incoming bottles to the labelling zone, supplying the bottles one by one.
The "AE-PLC-MET" workstation is designed as a modular system to facilitate the understanding of the unit. The main components are:
- The PLC: is composed by an AE-PLCB (with HMI devices, analog and digital input/output, etc.) unit and all the extra modules needed to perform a correct working of the workstation.
- The control panel: with start/stop button, emergency push button, reset button, light indicators to show current state of the process, etc.
- The workstation: is composed by real industrial components used by the industrial feeder systems such as, presence sensors, electrical powered conveyor, etc.
The "AE-PLC-MET" is an independent workstation that can work alone and/or in conjunction with other workstation to make up a complete Flexible Manufacturing system*.
*The Flexible manufacturing systems product list is available at "Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS)" area of the general catalogue.